Chocolate chip muffins


2 eggs beaten

1 cup whole milk

1/2 cup butter melted

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup sugar

1 tbsp vanilla extract

2 1/2 cup all purpose flour

1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Combine all the dry ingredients. In a separate combine eggs, butter, milk, and vanilla. Combine the wet and dry ingredients without over mixing. Bake in a prepared pan in a 375 degree oven for 13-15 minutes.



Chocolate ricotta muffins

These little gems have protein and fiber and got my kids approval. They freeze well which is great for busy mornings. They are dense, fudgy, semi-sweet and filling.

Chocolate ricotta muffins
Rich chcolate muffins made with ricotta

1 1/4 cups wheat flour

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup half and half

1/4 cup strong coffee

1/2 cup sugar

7 tablespoons unsweet cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup ricotta

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips, divided

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin pan with 12 wells. Mix all ingredients until just combined. Do not over mix. Fill each well 3/4 full. Sprinkle some chocolate chips on top. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. This makes 12 cupcake sized muffins.



chcocolate ricotta muffins
Rich chocolate dense center

Chocolate chip muffins


I adapted these muffins from a recipe I found on all recipes. I mean… it is pretty perfect. Basically, it is the same as chocolate chip cookies. I added a bit more milk and some baking soda.

My kids now help me which is really awesome.


2 cups flour

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup white sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup milk plus 2 tablespoons

1/2 cup softened butter

2 eggs

1 teaspooon vanilla

11 ounces mini semi sweet chocolate chips

Cream the butter and sugar. Add eggs, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the vanilla. In the next 3 steps, do no over mix. Stir just to combine. Add the flour.  Add the milk. Add the chocolate chips. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare muffin tins. Fill 12 wells 2/3 full of batter. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until tooth pick is clean.


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